Chapter 3. Groups

  1. Andrew McKinlay and
  2. Chris McVittie

Published Online: 23 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303094.ch3

Social Psychology and Discourse

Social Psychology and Discourse

How to Cite

McKinlay, A. and McVittie, C. (2008) Groups, in Social Psychology and Discourse, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303094.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146586

Online ISBN: 9781444303094

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Keywords:

  • impact of groups;
  • groups and social representations;
  • group cohesion;
  • group function;
  • group structure - homogeneity and heterogeneity;
  • group norms;
  • group tasks

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Impact of Groups

  • Group Cohesion

  • Group Structure

  • Group Function

  • Further reading